Translation of lop in Spanish:

lop

Pronunciation: /lɑːp; lɒp/

vt (-pp-)

  • 1.1 [tree] podar
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    • Several months ago I had to ask the current owner to remove a limb from my rockery and he informed me that Council allow him to lop this tree.
    • SEVERAL 60-year-old trees were lopped at the Park last week, prompting an angry reaction from residents.
    • The problem is not without solution, for if trees are lopped methodically, they can still give a large quantity of fodder, and yet not become weak and scraggy.
    1.2

    lop (off)

    [branch] cortar, podar; [paragraph] eliminar, podar [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The inescapable conclusion after reading the book is that we are not just dealing with a few unhealthy branches which can be lopped off restoring the tree to health.
    • Many of the native branches have been lopped off.
    • Big branches and branches only on the side of overhanging wires are lopped off, leaving the tree unbalanced.
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    • This gives me even more incentive to do the swimathon as the training will help lop off a few pounds.
    • Investors no longer persuaded that unprofitable units of a media empire make up for their bottom-line shortcomings by contributing content, will demand the company lop them off.
    • The move was welcomed by industry leaders, while homeowners could see £12 lopped from monthly payments on an average £80,000 mortgage.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.